Leif Erikson or Leif Ericson was an Icelandic explorer considered by some as the
first European to land in North America (excluding Greenland), before ...
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Leif Erikson was the first European to set foot in the New World, opening a new
land rich with resources for the Vikings to explore. But for some unknown reason,
Leif Erickson was born on October 27, 1911 in Alameda, California, USA as
William Y. Wycliffe Anderson. He was an actor, known for The High Chaparral ...
Biography of Leif Ericson.
Read accounts of Icelandic explorer Leif Eriksson, the second son of Erik the Red
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Watch out for that iceberg! Eric the Red shouted the order to the rowers. Exiled
from Iceland, he was searching for a new home for his family. Young Leif, his son,
Read the biography of Leif Erikson the 11th century explorer who may have
discovered the Americas.
Oct 9, 2013 ... Specifically, 11th-century Norse explorer Leif Erikson has been credited with
sailing to Newfoundland and Labrador, along with establishing ...
Jan 17, 2014 ... Leif Eriksson - The First European in North America ... The son of intrepid Viking
explorer Erik the Red, Eriksson led the historic journey from ...